Captain Sully's River Landing: The Hudson Hero of Flight 1549 (Tangled History) (Hardcover)

Captain Sully's River Landing: The Hudson Hero of Flight 1549 (Tangled History) By Steven Otfinoski Cover Image

Captain Sully's River Landing: The Hudson Hero of Flight 1549 (Tangled History) (Hardcover)

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Vivid storytelling brings an incredible story to life and place readers in the shoes of people who experienced the most successful ditching in aviation history - the emergency river landing of US Airways Flight 1549. On January 15, 2009, Captain Chesley Sully Sullenberger was faced with disaster when his Airbus A320 airplane struck a flock of Canada geese shortly after taking off from New York's LaGuardia Airport. With no engine power and no airports close enough for a landing, Captain Sully had no choice but to ditch his craft in the Hudson River. Suspenseful, dramatic events unfold in chronological, interwoven stories from the different perspectives of people who experienced the event while it was happening. Narratives intertwine to create a breathless, What's Next? kind of read. Students gain a new perspective on historical figures as they learn about real people struggling to decide how best to act in a given moment.
Product Details ISBN: 9781543541953
ISBN-10: 154354195X
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication Date: January 1st, 2019
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: Tangled History